About
nms cares
deaf festival

Join us for another amazing Deaf Festival in Baguio City!

The largest Deaf Festival event of the year is fast approaching. The Deaf Festival will be held on
May 25, 26 and 27, 2018 at the CAP Convention Center Baguio City.
Breaking Barriers between the hearing and deaf community – together in a fun-filled learning
experience, career opportunity, presentation of talents and an evening filled performances to
enjoy.

Schedule of Activities

  • May 25, 2018

    Schedule of Events

    • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • -Motorcade

      Parade of people who will join NMS Cares Deafestival 2018

      • Julia Montes
      • Guest/Speaker/Performer
    • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    • -Opening Ceremony

      Lighting of the Unity Torch and Singing of the NMS-Cares Anthem
      Welcoming and Introduction of Participants and Delegations

      • Julia Montes
      • Host
      • Tall Clowns
      • Dance Troupe
      • Deaf Performer
    • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • -Sports Festival ( Brent International School Baguio )

      Basketball, Badminton, Chess, Table Tennis

      • Team 1
      • Team 2
      • Team 3
    • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • -Film Viewing
    • 1:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    • -Film Viewing
    • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    • -Seminar 1
      • Stephanie Linder
    • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    • -Seminars and Workshops

      Web Design

      • Guy Noel
    • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Stephanie Linder
    • -Seminar 2
      • Stephanie Linder
    • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    • -Seminars and Workshops

      Web Design

      • Guy Noel
  • May 26, 2018

    Schedule of Events

    • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    • -Seminars and Workshops

      Emotional Intelligence

      • Meg Price
    • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    • -Seminars and Workshops

      Deafhood

      • Ramas McRae
    • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • -Film Viewing
    • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    • -Seminars and Workshops

      Teaching the Deaf with multiple disabilities

      • Beth Fajilagmago
    • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    • -Seminars and Workshops

      Deafgain Deafspace

      • Ramas McRae
    • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    • -Film Viewing
    • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    • -Seminars and Workshops

      Teaching the Deaf with multiple disabilities

      • Beth Fajilagmago
    • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    • -Seminars and Workshops

      Resilience/Wellbeing Workshop

      • Meg Price
    • 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    • -NMS-Cares Grand Gala Dinner
      • NMS-Cares Grand Gala Dinner
      • Registration
      • Cocktail Party
        • Red Carpet Entry
        • Cocktails and Wines served by Waiters
        • Cocktail Bar
        • Greeters and Ushers in Tuxedo and White Gloves
        • “Gatsby set-up”
        • Vegas Showgirls Presentation
        • String Quartet
      • Gala Dinner Proper
        • Grand Opening Number (accompaniment: NMS-Cares Anthem) – Aerial Fabric Dancers, Flying Trapeze Presentation and Fire and Poy Dancers
        • Opening Remarks by Founder
        • Accomplishment Report by General Manager with simultaneous Video Presentation
        • SMS-enabled raffle
        • Auction
        • Sit Down Dinner (during the dinner the guests shall be entertained on their respective tables by magicians, circus tricks, bar tender exhibition )
        • Presentation by NMS-Cares’ Celebrity Ambassador / Ambassadress
        • Auction
        • Closing (Glee Presentation to send a strong message)
      • Highlights:
        • Moving Strobe Lights
        • Big Banners
        • Ushers in Tuxedo, White Gloves and Big Hats
        • Red Carpet Entry
        • SMS-enabled raffle system
        • LED visual presentations
        • Sit down dinner
        • Ice Sculpture Exhibition
        • Celebrity Ambassador / Ambassadress
        • Grand Opening Number and Entertainments
        • Vegas Showgirls
        • String Quartet
      • Julia Montes
      • Host
      • Dance Troupe
      • Vegas Girls
      • Aerial Dancers
      • Black Theater
      • Poi Dancers
      • Mime
  • May 27, 2018

    Schedule of Events

    • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    • -Seminars and Workshops

      Is being Deaf a Negative

      • Ramas McRae
    • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    • -Seminars and Workshops

      Photography

      • Dennis Balan
    • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • -Film Viewing

      Photography

    • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • -Family Day
      • Games
      • Carnival
      • Entertainments
      • Contests (Deaf Got Talent, Cook-off)
      • Food Trucks and Carts
      • Trade Fair
      • Host
      • Tall Clowns
      • Acrobats
      • Mime
      • Cosplayers
      • Clown
      • Dance Troupe
      • Poi Dancer
      • Contestant 1
      • Contestant 2
      • Contestant 3
    • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    • -Seminars and Workshops

      Is being Deaf a Negative

      • Ramas McRae
    • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    • -Seminars and Workshops

      Photography

      • Dennis Balan
    • 12:00 PM
    • -Closing Ceremonies and Awarding

Speakers

Stef Linder

A second-generation native signer of Auslan and lifelong member of the Deaf community

Guy Noel Ganados

A Computer Graphics Coordinator , Web Designer, Graphic Designer, Dragon Boat Paddler and Athlete

Dennis Balan

He is a Deaf photographer, videographer, dancer and stage actor